Kathryn Hough
Kathryn Writer
Kathryn is a writer for Techli covering ecommerce, social, and the startup hubs of Portland, St. Louis, and Chicago. She is the CMO and co-founder of Huedio, a startup that is currently in stealth mode. Kathryn was an early employee at DailyBurn, a TechStars class of 2008, which was acquired by IAC in 2010. Prior to her foray into startups, Kathryn co-founded the New School Free Press at New School University.


St. Louis To Host FIRST Robotics Competition Finals

In April, high school students from abound the country will convene at America's Center in downtown St. Louis to compete for glory. They won't by using their sporting skills, but rather their engineering skills to decide who will come out on top.  [Read More]

Chicago-based MiGym Connects Gyms And Their Members With Mobile Apps

Chicago-based MiGym is helping gyms across America become a part of their members' lives 24/7. The company offers white label app solutions to gyms on both iOS and Android platforms. MiGym helps gyms publish class schedules, offer class booking and workout tracking to members.   [Read More]

Mobile Dating App For Gay Men Stagg Launches In Chicago

Where Grindr, a geolocation mobile app for gay males that pivoted into Fab.com left off, Stagg is picking up. The new dating app has been in stealth for a year, and it launched this month to help gay men in cities across America find, rate, and date each other.  [Read More]

Illinois Technology Association Partners With TechFetch For 2013 Job Fair

The Illinois Technology Association (TIA) has partnered with TechFetch, formerly Corp-Corp, to bring job seekers and recruiters in the IT industry together under one roof on February 7th.   [Read More]

Celebrate New Years Eve In Style Thanks To These 5 Chicago Startups

If any city knows how to celebrate in style, it's Chicago. Most of the city's startup entrepreneurs will be ringing in the new year together at Entrepreneur's Eve, an event to benefit the H Foundation's cancer research initiatives. Even if you have alternative plans this year, you can still celebrate in style with the help of Chicago startups.  [Read More]

New High-Tech Chicago Gym Manned By Digital “Staff”

When it comes to science fiction stories where all mundane service jobs are taken over by robots, the future is now. One local Chicago gym chain operates 24 hours a day without a single staff member thanks to digital devices that monitor everything from indoor activity to guest identity.   [Read More]

Saint Louis Science Center Displays Three New Flight Simulators To Celebrat...

The St. Louis Science Center displayed the first of three new flight simulators earlier this month in preparation of a yearlong celebration in 2013 of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium's's 50th anniversary.   [Read More]

2U Partners With Semester Online To Offer For-Credit Courses At Washington...

Washington University in St. Louis is gearing up for a big influx of students in 2013, but the school won't have to expand campus resources. Instead, students will be able to take for-credit classes at Washington University online thanks to a new program that is launching in 2013 called Semester Online.   [Read More]

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Steve Wynn

Many of the world's best business leaders are ignored by the newest tech savvy generation of entrepreneurs, who would rather worship Steve Jobs and other geek heros like David Heinemeier Hansson of 37Signals or Jack Dorsey of Square and Twitter. Yet there is so much that tech entrepreneurs can learn from Steve Wynn's journey too.   [Read More]

What Entrepreneurs Can Do In 2013 To Manage Risk

Polsinelli Shughart attorney Brian Salmo offers tips to help entrepreneurs protect their IP and manage risk in 2013.  [Read More]